2916 Sennebec Road, Appleton, Maine  04862       207-785-5656

The Appleton Library proudly offers a large variety of books, movies, audiobooks, and reference materials for Adults, Juniors, and Young Children.  

We offer:

Book Sales
Peruse our ongoing Book Sale tables.  Our selection is ever changing.  Prices for the new and gently used books are: $2-hard cover, $1-paperback, and 50¢ for small books. This remains our most frequent and consistent fundraising event.
Please consider donating new books or gently used books to our collection and Book Sales table.  Drop off your donation at our Circulation Desk.  We will provide a donation receipt upon request.

Our Mission
The Mildred Stevens Williams Memorial Library provides free library services for all members of our community, offering print and non-print materials, computer access, literary programs for children and adults, and facilities for educational, charitable, cultural and artistic endeavors thereby encouraging a love of reading and learning for all.

News & Events

  • Collection of 10,000+ items
  • Maine Collection
  • Camden Conference Collections
  • InterLibrary Loan (ILL)
  • Growing collection of periodicals
  • Children’s story hour
  • Summer reading program
  • DVDs, CDS and VHS tapes
  • Audiobooks
  • eBook & Audio Download
  • Activity Packs
  • American Girl doll and accessories
  • Telescope
  • Kindle
  • Public Computers, printer and copier
  • Seed catalogue
  • Appliance Electricity Monitors
  • Community Meeting Room for events
  • Community & Children’s Gardens
  • Community Jigsaw puzzle

Mildred Stevens Williams

Memorial Library

2916 Sennebec Road 

Appleton, ME  04862     


Tickets for our Blooms, Barns and Books Tour fundraiser on Sunday, July 15th for the Appleton Library are available at the library (cash or check only) or online:  $15 for individuals or $25 for couples or families (children under 15 are free).

Special Announcements


Tue:   12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wed:   3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Thur: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

       &  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sat:   10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Get Involved

Volunteer Staff

The Appleton Library relies on regular volunteer staff to ensure we are open twenty-one hours a week, including two evenings.  Without the support of our committed volunteers, this vital community resource could not continue. 

Please consider volunteering for a shift or portion of a shift.  Ask our staff or give us a call at 207-785-5656.

Gifts to the Library

The Appleton Library is primarily financed by contributions, grants, and special events, with some funding from the Town of Appleton. Please consider donating to Appleton Library, a 501(c)3 entity, All donations are tax deductible.

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Call for Art: local artists interested in displaying at Appleton Library, please let us know! 785-5656

2018 Events

June Highlights

Saturday, June 2, 10:30 am - 11:30 am: Chewonki's Traveling Nature History Program on Vernal Pools.

Tuesdays, June 5, 12, 19 & 26, 6:00 - 7:00 pm: Yoga with Kyla. 

​Thursdays, June 7, 14, 21 & 28, 6–8 pm: Tech Assist.  

Saturday, June 9, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm: Bikes for Books Kick Off Celebration! 
Sign up for our Summer Reading program and your chance to win a new bike donated by the Union Masons.

Thursday, June 14, 6–8 pm: Family Game Night.  

Saturday, June 16, 10:30 am–12:30 Open Studio with Jackie Dunham.
Come create a drop-in art project. Materials provided. All ages welcome!

Tuesday, June 19, 3:00 - 4:00 pm: Fiber Arts Tuesday. 

​Thursday, June 21, 6:30 - 7:30 pm; Summer Solstice Craft with Patti, 

Saturdays, 10:30 am: Storytime​ for children of any age!

Library Services